August 2, 2013 - submitted by The Oracle, United Kingdom

When I answer questions of a personal nature, readers often get in touch with their own thoughts. So, we have a weekly feature, Team Oracle, whereby each Friday (with the question asker's permission) we open up a question to all of you to answer too. Then, the following Friday, I'll post a selection of the best answers, alongside my own reply.
ANYONE can join in so, if you'd like to, please email your response to the following question, in no more than 250 words, to before midnight Thursday 8th August.

I seriously need your help on this one.
I'm really afraid about the future. Most particularly, the future of the relationship I'm currently in. I'm so confused. My relationship is getting more and more serious, meaning my boyfriend is clinging onto me like a lifeline. I feel as if I'm trapped, and I don't want to be stuck in the same relationship for so much longer. I'm only fifteen, and he's only sixteen, and he acts like we'll be together forever. I really, truly care about him and he feels the same way about me. He's unlike any other person I've met. I'm of two minds - I don't want to let him go, but my brain and gut are telling me I can't just have it be like that. It doesn't feel right anymore. I don't know what to do. Please help me. Everly, UK.

Look forward to seeing your replies.
The Oracle

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